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BBC iPlayer for iPhone now working

Discussion in 'MacBytes.com News Discussion' started by MacBytes, Mar 7, 2008.

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  2. macrumors 6502

    The iPhone runs OS X, so where's the Mac version???!!!

    Anyone else find it odd that the BBC can't find a way to provide a Mac version in a timely manner, yet there is already an iPhone version?
  3. macrumors 68030

    Nope. The iPhone version is streaming only, and there's been a streaming Mac version for some time.

    The streaming they can pretty much sort themselves. The download service *has* to have DRM that supports seven day timeout, so the Mac service either has to wait until Apple licences out Fairplay (and the BBC has asked) or someone else makes a functional Mac DRM. Adobe AIR might do eventually.

  4. macrumors 604


    UK only? :(

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